Anja Wanner

Position title: Enid H. Anderson Professor of English


Website: Anja Wanner's Website

Helen C. White Hall, Rm. 6103

Research Interests

Discourse syntax, the passive construction and linguistic prescriptivism, Syntactic variation in context, Syntax and semantics of verbs

Degrees and Institutions

  • Ph.D., University of Göttingen

Recent Publications

Discourse Syntax: English Grammar Beyond the Sentence. Cambridge University Press, 2022.

Syntactic Variation and Genre. Edited by Heidrun Dorgeloh and Anja Wanner. DeGrutyer Mouton, 2011.

Deconstructing the English Passive. DeGrutyer Mouton, 2009.

Structural Aspects of Semantically Complex Verbs. Edited by Nicole Dehé and Anja Wanner. Peter Lang, 2002.

Verbklassifizierung und aspektuelle Alternationen im Englischen. Niemeyer, 2001.

Courses Taught

English 214 (The English Language), English 314 (The Structure of English), English 412 (Bad Grammar and Metalinguistic Awareness), English 413 (English Words: Grammar, Culture, Mind), English 514 (English Syntax), English 516 (English Grammar in Use), English 905 and 906 (Seminars in English Linguistics)


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